Andrew Friesema
Andrew Friesema
Height: 5-11
Weight: 150
Year: Sr.
Hometown: Adamstown, Pa.
High School: Cocalico
Major: Finance

2010: Begins his senior campaign as the most experience Spartan on the squad ... possesses quality talent that should push him to new heights this season ... exceptionally fit ... will look to be a solid leader for a young Spartan squad.

2009: Completed the Green Terror Challenge 5k in 17:53 … grabbed sixth place with 29:26.85 in the Albright Invitational … in the Goucher Classic he posted a 28:40.41 to take ninth … notched third place in the men’s/women’s event finishing in 27:16.38 … landed 19th place during the Capital Athletic Conference Championship ending with a time of 28:01.47 … finished the season with 27:25.6 in the NCAA Mid-East Regional meet.

2008: Top 20 in the Spartan Invitational 29:28.61 … at the Goucher College Classic coed relay meet finished 35:52.

2007: Finished with a time of 30:47.04 at the Lebanon Valley Invitational … at the Green Terror Challenge hosted by McDaniel 3k meet he grabbed fourth place at 10:04 … came in 14th place in Spartan Invitational at 30:20.53.

Personal:Is a finance major ... is the son of John and Carolyn Mohn Friesema ... born on July 4, 1989 ... played club for the Cocalico Eagles ... was a District 3 Qualifier 2005, 2006 cross country seasons, took 7th in the 800m championships for Lancaster-Lebanon League, and District 3 Qualifier 4x800 took 8th place with a time of 8:08 in high school ... named his dad, Michael Jordan, and Ryan Hall as the people he admires most ... hobbies include running, basketball, biking, drinking coffee, playing his guitar ... favorite athlete is Michael Jordan ... chose York because "reasonably priced school, up and coming cross country and track & field programs, and sports management program" ... most significant athletic achievement is attaining 4th place at Steeplechase 2010 CACs, 8th for the Goucher Classic cross country course, and Regional Championships 2009 with a personal record of 27:23 ... most memorable moment while with the Spartan program is 2010 track and field CAC's running the Steeplechase, 2009 cross country Regional Race running his personal record ... after graduation he plans to have a finance related job preferably in banking, and begin coaching cross country and track & field.